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Fire marshal investigating deadly cabin fire

SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The state fire marshal's office has taken over the investigation of a deadly fire at a rental cabin in Sevierville.

Katelyn Abernathy, a spokeswoman for the office, told the Knoxville News Sentinel that investigators were still processing the scene.

The blaze broke out early Saturday at a cabin where 22 people from Kentucky and Indiana were staying. Two people died - 5-year-old Tayveon Temple and 56-year-old Ricky Hudson, both of Indianapolis.

Hudson died at a hospital after suffering severe lacerations from breaking a window in an attempt to save others.

Abernathy said the remains of the child have yet to be recovered.
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Information from: Knoxville News Sentinel, http://www.knoxnews.com

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